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The Tippling Philosopher

££ - £££, British,
High Street | Dt9 5aq, Milborne Port, England
+44 1963 250999
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (7 reviews)
“local pub” (5 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
High Street | Dt9 5aq, Milborne Port, England
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

We go to the Tippler, as it is known locally, quite often and we are never dissappointed. This week I had a starter before my Sunday luncj and it was a really enjoyable plate of Garlic Mushrooms, with plenty of dip and a nice side...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank lesley w
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Sunday lunch at the pub is not an unusual occurunce these days, but the one served at the Tippling Philosopher is particularly good. Plenty of meat, a good selection of perfectly cooked veg, and a great selection of desserts. I wish I could come every...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank lesley w
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Apparently you are not allowed to have a small meal of an evening in this place. I have a small appetite, and visited this pub early (around 7pm) one Wednesday evening in November. The restaurant was empty, and when I asked if I could have...More

Date of visit: November 2015
3  Thank justmesherb
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Drove past this place on the way back to our hotel and decided to turn round and drop in. Very unassuming from the outside, kind of looks like a community pub and even when you walk inside, quite bland but then you meet the landlord....More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank loubuddy
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Had a really good traditional Sunday lunch. Roast Pork with crackling and all the trimmings, followed by a lovely pud. Nice tradional pub.

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank lesley w
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Nice friendly pub, clean and tidy, outdoor area to eat, good selection of beers and ciders, good menu with a good selection of meals at reasonable cost, service was good, and the meal was good.

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank Mutleythedog
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Had an absolutely delicious meal at the regular Thai Night yesterday. Thoroughly recommend this pub for all their food, but if you're looking for a reasonably priced, authentic Thai meal, do book for their regular Thursday Thai Nights - you won't be disappointed.

Date of visit: June 2015
1  Thank christine19462014
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Went to this pub for an evening meal on a Friday with friends, and we all had a good meal. Generous portions, good value for money for the fish and steak menu with 2 man courses for 24 GBP including a bottle of wine. The...More

Date of visit: June 2015
1  Thank DK_Wiltshire
Di B, Manager at The Tippling Philosopher, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2015

Many thanks for taking the time to review our pub. Our staff will be viewing the review and using it in training and advancement. Please call again soon and thank you for your custom.

Reviewed 1 June 2015

Lovely village pub, good steak, generous portions and fairly priced. Roast dinner on a sunday didn't live up to expectations unfortunetly but still worth a visit.More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank beckalott
Di B, Owner at The Tippling Philosopher, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2015

Many thanks for taking the time to review our pub. Our staff will be viewing the review and using it in training and advancement. Especially with regard to our Sunday roast which I hope we can improve on. We will certainly be looking at ways...More

Reviewed 21 May 2015

I was organising a group (35+) visit to Milborne Port. Enquiries, via e-mail, of David as to what was available brought an immediate response of a very positive and informative nature, the like of which one always hopes for but seldom gets. This is such...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank Tom H
Di B, Owner at The Tippling Philosopher, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2015

Thank you for your very kind and praise filled review. We do love to accommodate small or large local groups and their associates as much as possible! I have passed your review to all staff, this is so great for moral. Thank you again for...More

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22 December 2015|
Response from Di B | Property representative |
Sorry for the late reply, Christmas and all that! No B&B here but google the village and you should get Canon Court Farm which is close by and lovely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Dt9 5aq, Milborne Port, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Milborne Port
  • Phone Number: +44 1963 250999
A small quiet country pub, friendly adult atmosphere.Good Food, Real Ales and Traditional Ciders. Lager, wines and spirits.Sunny garden (in the summer!) with adequate smoking area.Suitable for wheelchairs and helpful staff, accomedate all your needs.Tuesday to Saturday Lunchtimes Lunches Available along side our Specials and Daily Menu Thursday Nights Thai Kitchen Wednesday and Friday Nights Meal Deal Nights Sunday Lunches 12-2pm
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